Michael J. Flynn, Emeritus Professor of Electrical Engineering at Stanford University, is Chairman of the Board and Senior Advisor to Maxeler Technologies. Previously, he worked at IBM in the areas of computer organization and design. His best-known technical work includes the SIMD/MIMD classification of computer organization, and the first detailed discussion of superscalar design. Professor Flynn is a Fellow of the IEEE and a Fellow of the ACM.
Wayne Luk is Professor of Computer Engineering in the Department of Computing at Imperial College London, where he teaches computer architecture and custom computing. He leads the Computer Systems Section as well as the Custom Computing Research Group, which is currently focusing on theory and practice of reconfigurable systems and their design automation. He has worked with many companies including Altera, J.P. Morgan, Nokia, Sharp, Sony, and Xilinx. Professor Luk is a Fellow of the IEEE and a Fellow of the BCS.